Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Biker killed in lorry collision on A3 in Petersfield

A motorcyclist has died in a collision with a lorry parked in a lay-by on the A3 in Petersfield.

Police were called at about 1530 BST on Sunday to the northbound carriageway, which was closed for several hours.

The 39-year-old male rider of the BMW motorcycle, who was from London, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the collision and want to establish how the motorcylist was riding at high speeds in the lay-by.

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